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Awful company to be a sales rep

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Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Chicago, IL

I have been working at OpenText full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Sorry I cannot think of any.

Cons

Terrible leadership, zero focus on product innovation or integrating all the legacy products in the stack via acquisition, and the EIM thing is not a vision but a pipe dream that is totally divorced from the reality of the company's product portfolio. Halfway through this fiscal year, over 2/3 of the sales reps had sold less than $100K in total revenue and less than 10 reps were on pace to make quota. Yet somehow, the company keeps reporting earnings growth. Virtually every rep in the entire company is currently interviewing elsewhere.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Please explain how the company continues to report record earnings while over 90% of the sales force is under quota.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    I like the people and the company has been good to me and for me.

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    Current Employee - Technical Consultant in Tucson, AZ
    Current Employee - Technical Consultant in Tucson, AZ

    I have been working at OpenText full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good people who work hard and want to do the right thing. Financially, the company performs well and grows consistently year over year. The benefits are decent, including educational reimbursement and access to various internal professional develeopment resources.

    Cons

    We get compartmentalized sometimes, and disconnected. It can be challenging to complete tasks or projects that require strong coordination between departments or teams, especially when geographically dispersed. The Customer Support is always under tight budget constraints (just a fact of life, I think).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I'm not sure what to say here.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Customer Solution manger

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at OpenText

    Pros

    Great place to travel and get exposed to diverse technology.

    Cons

    Slow response from up to down.

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